Summary For this week‘s work I did not have much left to finish on the website. I did find a few mistakes which I fixed. The rest of the time I worked on my reflection for this internship. In writing
Summary Unfortunately I spent most of this week sick so I decided to use some of my spring break hours to fill this week up. However, I did get a good start on my Digital Humanities Internship Reflection. In my
Summary Having already finished transcribing, encoding, and creating the introduction for The Discovery of Witchcraft by Reginald Scot on The Kit Marlowe Project website it left me with little left to accomplish. Therefore, for this week I decided to enhance
Summary For this weeks work I added fixed some of the links between The Discovery of Witchcraft page on the Kit Marlowe Project and TAPAS. Then I went through the document and compiled a list of all the names (besides
Summary One of the first things I decided to start on for this week’s work was to fix the blurbs for the tiles I created last week. I had noticed that there were some minor grammatical errors, italicizing errors, and
The Diſcouerie of Witchcraft was widely read in the late 16th and early 17th century. In The Reception of Reginald Scot’s Discovery of Witchcraft: Witchcraft, Magic, and Radical Religion, S.F. Davies explains that “almost every English author who subsequently wrote
In Reginald Scot’s The Discovery of Witchcraft, Book I.1 discusses witches’ control over meteors and elemental bodies (pp. 1-3). Book I.2 discusses the growing belief of men and some church men that witches are omnipotent (pp. 4-6). Book I.3 discusses
Reginald Scot’s The Discovery of Witchcraft, includes four dedicatory epistles. The first epistle gives thanks to Sir Roger Manwood, a Lord Chief Baron of her majesty’s court (pp. A.ij.r). The second epistle thanks Sir Thomas Scot and it is signed
Summary Having over spring break worked through the entirety of the transcribed and encoded document proofreading I spent the half of my time this week finishing the last epistle. I already had three of the last epistle’s pages encoded so
Summary Over spring break I decided to use some of my time to work on the Discovery of Witchcraft project. Professor Bennett and I decided that if I worked during spring break that I could use that time later in
Summary When Professor Bennett and I met last week, we decided for this week’s work I would begin transcribing the last epistle of Reginald Scot’s The Discovery of Witches. In the novel there are four pistols and the last one
Summary Having finished encoding the Shakespeare sections of the text last week, for this week I focused on proofreading and fixing the code. I first off fixed the printer’s ornaments to make them more noticeable as notes on TAPAS which
Summary For this week’s work I took the transcribed pages that I did last week and encoded it. Since I knew this would be a lot of work, I figured it would be easiest if I created a Google doc
Summary For this week’s work I went back to the work I had previously done and tweaked a few things that needed to be fixed such as the marginal notes being on the wrong side due to wrong <lb/> positions.
Summary For the second week of my internship the document from last week was posted on TAPAS. Being on TAPAS I could better see what needed to be worked on such as spacing issues that were causing words to merge.
Summary For the first week of my internship, I proofread and compiled the four documents of the encoded pages for the discouerie of witchcraft. This included the work done by the class of honor students in Introduction to Digital Humanities,
Here you’ll find excerpts from Reginald Scot’s 1584 The Discouerie of Witchcraft featuring an epistle dedicated to Sir Roger Manwood. Discouerie is a skeptical treatise about the existence of witchcraft. Scot shows himself to be knowledgeable about the myths and
Under construction: Insert short synopsis about the history of “On the Death of Sir Roger Manwood” here.